5/25/2021 – Arms and Armor

Arms, Armor & Militaria | Lot 11

  • May 25, 2021
  • 10:05 AM EDT
  • Cincinnati


17th Century Pot Helmet, Breastplate

1.) Sapper’s helmet with double visors, ridged dome, and riveted rim. Features remnants of leather lining secured by rivets, and one ear protector. Item appears to be unmarked, possibly made during 17th century French conflicts.

2.) 17th century English Cromwellian-style breastplate. Features a cast iron shell with burlap lining and leather upholstering to flared edges. There are no visible maker’s marks. Appears as if the wearer of this armor was wounded at some point, based on the size and location of rip in lining accompanied by dark brown discolorations. Most likely made and worn during the English Civil War (1642-1651).

  • Price Realized
  • $2,160


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